University of Kansas, Mathematics

559 9137Position ID: UNIVKS-PROBSTAT [#9137]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Probability and Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Lawrence, Kansas 66045, United States [map]
Subject Areas: probability and/or statistics
Starting Date: 2017/08/18
Application Deadline: 2016/11/01help popup finished (2016/09/09, finished 2017/05/07, listed until 2017/02/28)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Kansas invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Probability and/or Statistics expected to begin as early as August 18, 2017.  Candidates must demonstrate an outstanding record of research and must be strongly committed to excellence in teaching. Requirements for the positions include a PhD in mathematics or a closely related field and a research interest in probability and/or statistics.  

For a complete announcement and to apply online, go to and click “Search Faculty Jobs,” and search key word:  “PROB STAT.” A complete on-line application includes: C.V., cover letter, research and teaching statements, and the names and contact information for four references. In addition, at least four recommendation letters (teaching ability must be addressed in at least one letter) should be submitted electronically to, position #9137. Initial review of applications will begin November 1, 2016 and continue as long as needed to identify a qualified pool.  For additional information about the position, please contact:  Gloria Prothe/864/3651/  

The University of Kansas is especially interested in hiring faculty members who can contribute to the climate of diversity in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and to four key campus-wide strategic initiatives: (1) Sustaining the Planet, Powering the World; (2) Promoting Well-Being, Finding Cures; (3) Building Communities, Expanding Opportunities; and (4) Harnessing Information, Multiplying Knowledge. For more information, see

The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in the university’s programs and activities.  Retaliation is also prohibited by university policy.  The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies and are the Title IX coordinators for their respective campuses:  Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity & Access, , 1246 West Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS 66045, 785-864-6414, 711 TTY (for the Lawrence, Edwards, Parsons, Yoder, and Topeka campuses); Director, Equal Opportunity Office, Mail Stop 7004, 4330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Fairway, KS 66205, 913-588-8011, 711 TTY (for the Wichita, Salina, and Kansas City, Kansas medical center campuses).

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Department of Mathematics
University of Kansas
1460 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS 66045

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